Tag: "pylori" at medical news
New research shows stomach (gastric) cancer originates from bone marrow derived stem cells
...lts found that chronic infection with Helicobacter pylori
(known as H. pylori), a common type of bacteria known to cause inflammation and ulcers in the stomach and a known carcinogen, leads to the death of most normal stomach cells. As a result, BMDCs arrive in numbers in an attempt to repair the site. Th...
New scientific advances in gastroenterology
... (EST). The David Y. Graham Lecture, "Helicobacter pylori
and Gastric Cancer: The Problem The Solution," will be presented by David Y. Graham, M.D., MACG at 10:15 AM (EST) on Wednesday, November 3, 2004. Lunchtime media briefings are planned on the following topics: Monday, November 1, 2004, 12:30 PM (EST...
Hmong face high rates of some cancers
...mach cancer may be associated with the bacteria H. pylori
and consumption of highly salted, smoked or pickled foods. "With access to Western medicine, including hepatitis B immunization, antibiotics for bacterial infections and Pap screening, the rates of the cancers that are now most prevalent in the Hmong...
Patients undergoing weight loss surgery have high rates of H pylori bacteria
CHICAGO The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori
(a type of bacteria associated with gastrointestin...ic cancer, according to the article. The role of H pylori
after gastric bypass surgery is unknown. Archana Ramaswamy, M.D., from Emory University, School ...
New report shows stomach cancer rates declining fast in Europe
... addition, there is better control of Helicobacter pylori
infection a bacterium linked to stomach cancer and reduced levels of smoking, at least in men. "However, whether improved diagnosis and treatment has also played a role, particularly over the most recent period, remains open to question."...
For those who take painkillers regularly, a heartburn pill a day may keep ulcers away
...t the study's outset for the bacteria Helicobacter pylori
that causes ulcers, they were all at an increased risk of developing ulcers because of their regular painkiller use combined with a history of previous ulcers (about 26 percent), an age over 60 years (about 64 percent), or both (about 10 percent). T...
Generalized anxiety disorder linked to peptic ulcer disease
...peptic ulcers. "The identification of Helicobacter pylori
as an infectious cause of peptic ulcer disease has...erspective," says Goodwin. "If indeed Helicobacter pylori
were the sole cause of peptic ulcer disease, it seems unlikely this sort of association would emerge...
Genotyping targets individuals at high risk for H. pylori-associated stomach cancer
...eople carrying certain strains of the Helicobacter pylori
bacterium who also have specific genetic polymorph...ational Cancer Institute . People infected with H. pylori
have an increased risk of stomach cancer, but many of these people will never develop the disease. P...
Antibiotics help heart patients
...d of playing a role in heart disease Helicobacter pylori
and Chlamydia pneumoniae. "The beneficial effect...dependent of whether a person was infected with H. pylori
or C. pneumonia," says author Michael A. Mendall, M.D., a consultant gastroenterologist at the Mayda...
Ulcer bacteria linked to strokes
...s have found that specific strains of Helicobacter pylori
(H. pylori) were much more prevalent in the blood ... University in Rome. Some studies have linked H. pylori
with inflamed artery walls and arterial lesions, including stroke caused by narrowing of the arterie...
More than 10 million developed cancer in 2000
...illoma viruses (cervical cancer), and Helicobacter pylori
(stomach cancer). In developed countries, cancers caused by chronic infections only amount approximately 8% of all malignancies. In North America and some European countries, the overall cancer mortality started to decrease in the 1990s. This is mai...
Simple breath test may replace endoscopy
A simple breath test for detecting H pylori
infection is as effective and safe as endoscopy an...patients received a non-invasive breath test for H pylori
and 352 received endoscopy plus H pylori
testing. Patients were also asked to score the degree of di...
Polyphenols in tea may reduce risk of stomach, esophagus cancers
...ts, spinach and other vegetables and fruit) and H. pylori
(a type of bacteria linked to peptic ulcers). Cancer-protective effects were mostly seen in people who had lower-than-average levels of carotenes in their blood. Carotenes themselves are believed to reduce risk of cancer and other diseases. "This st...
Helicobacter pylori acquisition most common in young children
...nfections of the intestinal bacterium Helicobacter pylori
probably occur in children younger than 10 years o...hould therefore be targeted at young children. H pylori
infection is associated with many gastro-intestinal disorders including gastritis, gastric ulcer, du...
Researchers build on discovery of potent potential antibiotic
...metal-requiring KDO 8-P synthase from Helicobacter pylori
J99, the bacterium implicated in gastric ulcers and cancers. PD 404182 inhibited the enzyme, making Woodard and colleagues hopeful that the compound may someday be useful against a wide range of disease-causing bacteria. Because PD 404182 weakens,...
Possible link between heart attack and helicobacter pylori infection
infection and early onset myocardial infarction : ...eart disease and testing positive for helicobacter pylori
infection. The team conducted both a case-control study at ages 30 - 49 and a study of sibling pair...
IOM Report Offers New Look At U.S. Vaccine Priorities
...lamydia vaccine given to 12-year-olds. Heliobacter pylori
vaccine given to infants. Hepatitis C virus vaccine given to infants. Herpes simplex virus vaccine given to 12-year-olds. Human papillomavirus vaccine given to 12-year-olds. Melanoma therapeutic vaccine. Mycobacterium tuberculosis vaccine given to hi...